Lam family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS439f
Scope and Content
This collection consists of three letters. One letter of particular interest was written by "Jas. G. Lam," a soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion during the Civil War, and documents a railroad accident and the Confederate retreat. There is a letter signed by M. L. Whittmore and an oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Charles Lam. Also included are envelopes addressed to Margaret Whitman Lakin.
- 1864-1867, undated
- Lakin, Margaret Whitman (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Biographical information about the Lam family has not been determined.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- Lam family papers
- Laura Starratt
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.